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Wence's Restaurant

1922 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4602
+1 925-566-8971
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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1922 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4602
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have heard about Wence's from several friends who live locally, so last night, my husband and I dined for dinner. I am sure this is a neighborhood gem for many, but for me, it was simply too loud of a restaurant and too cold...More

Thank hutchss
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I THINK the food was we'll prepared, but who could tell from all the salt used? Very noisy with the high ceilings and babies crying (think high pitched screams like piccolo peet at 4th of July) and banging on table top. Food is not inexpensive,...More

Thank EastBayGal123
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I think it is hit or miss here. I Have had a great brunch there in the past but just a so so dinner there this week. Very noisy until happy hour is over. On a hot day the ac is poor sitting inside because...More

Thank travelwithpam
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We were lost and stopped. Great oysters abound here. Nice old world vibe. Calamari too! We wish we were closer.

Thank lewis k
Reviewed 25 June 2018

This is a nice dining establishment in a busy strip mall in Pleasant Hill; it seems to have quite a following. We had cocktails and calamari with jalapenos to start. The calamari was awesome with the peppers added. For the mains, we had the king...More

Thank casilva54
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I took my younger brother out on a bro-sis date, and this is BY FAR one of our favorites! We don't even like mac n cheese (I know, people think that's a crime...) but we ordered the truffle mac n cheese and LOVED it! There...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

I USED to love eating at Wences Restaurant, but I will never return to eat there again! The last review I wrote, I gave them 5 stars for their food and service. I ate lunch there today for the first time and I ordered the...More

1  Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We just took a chance based on reviews and were NOT disappointed. Food was exceptional and so was the service. I was kind of surprised with this being off the beaten path, but this was as good as advertised. My wife had the lobster chowder...More

Thank davids7715
Reviewed 17 May 2018

My fiancé and I went to Wence's for dinner on Mother's Day around 8:00 pm. It was extremely busy and we were warned that it might take awhile for our food to come out, and boy did it! Took us about half an hour to...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Date nights never fail at Wence's Restaurant and Bar. The food is always delicious and the service fantastic. We have been here several times usually a Friday or Saturday evening. It is always bustling and busy! Reservations are highly recommended. You can eat at the...More

Thank ChristineD4597
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1922 Oak Park Blvd, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-4602
    (Patterson Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 925-566-8971
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